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Put the Master DB in Single User Mode

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How do I put the master DB into single user mode using TSQL?
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    by:billy21
    Looks like this can't be done.  I just tried this...

    sp_dboption master, Single_User, true

    doesn't work on master.  How can I restore the master database then?
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    HI

    From a command prompt, enter:
    sqlservr.exe -c -m

     
    Note  You must switch to the appropriate directory (for the instance of  SQL Server you want to start) in the command window before starting sqlservr.exe.

    cheers

    Len
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